A collection of poems based around the familiar themes of school and family, ranging from such topics as embarrassing and annoying parents, choosing a pet and running away from home, to reading around the class, facing the school inspector, and surviving a school trip. Some are funny, some are poignant, all are thought-provoking.
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Gervase Phinn was a teacher for many years and later a school inspector and advisor. He is a real enthusiast, regularly promoting children's books and reading at conferences. He is now concentrating on his writing and much of his poetry is rooted inhis Yorkshire background. Gervase lives in Doncaster.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141309016